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RCurl

General network (HTTP/FTP/...) client interface for R
Duncan Temple Lang
BSD
The package allows one to compose general HTTP requests and provides convenient functions to fetch URIs, get & post forms, etc. and process the results returned by the Web server. This provides a great deal of control over the HTTP/FTP/... connection and the form of the request while providing a higher-level interface than is available just using R socket connections. Additionally, the underlying implementation is robust and extensive, supporting FTP/FTPS/TFTP (uploads and downloads), SSL/HTTPS, telnet, dict, ldap, and also supports cookies, redirects, authentication, etc.
Versions
Package Version Released
RCurl 1.95-4.1 1 year 37 weeks ago
RCurl 1.95-3 2 years 2 weeks ago
RCurl 1.95-1.1 2 years 6 weeks ago
RCurl 1.95-0.1 2 years 7 weeks ago
RCurl 1.95-0 2 years 7 weeks ago
RCurl 1.91-1 2 years 41 weeks ago
RCurl 1.9-5 2 years 44 weeks ago
RCurl 1.9-4 2 years 45 weeks ago
RCurl 1.8-0 2 years 50 weeks ago
RCurl 1.7-0 3 years 2 weeks ago
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